I've got this cross-posted in a couple of other forums, so if it looks familiar - it is.
Firstly, a thousand pardons if I picked the wrong place to post this and, hopefully, a Mod will put it in its proper place.
Now to the topic at hand:
I've just recently relocated to the Seattle, WA area from SoCA.
Both my auto and M/C policies will expire in about 8 weeks and my CA policies won't "transfer" to WA state so I have to do some shopping.....:cry
My 2009 R1200RT currently is insured with Progressive with some killer coverages for some killer rates (about $850/yr).
I'm starting to investigate Insurance Companies up here and I'm getting quotes that are all over the map, some of the pricing being blamed on the fact that I am "technically" in the Seattle Metro area by virtue of my ZIP Code.
I'll accept that as "splitting hairs" but a duplicate of my CA policy by Progressive here in WA is almost DOUBLE !!
I want to know from you WA members who you have your pride & joy insured with and have you ever had any claims with them ??
I'm in the Auto Body/Collision Repair business and the way some of the major players up here handle vehicle repairs would make your skin crawl....they'll kill someone one day and all they're concerned about is saving a buck.
I spoke with the service department at one dealer for a recommendation and he told me that Progressive held up a repair for 6 weeks as they saved $40 having a piece of tupperware painted instead of replaced.
I've never been in the military so trying to sell me on USAA is out of the equation.
I want to know the good and the bad experiences
, so I can make an informed decision when I plunk down my hard earned dollars for a new policy.
Thanks in advance